Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Fort Collins

Fort Collins: City to Continue NISP Discussions

The Fort Collins City Council voted 6-1 (with Bob Overbeck dissenting) to permit staff to continue discussions with Northern Water on Northern Integrated Supply Project (NISP) mitigation measures for the Poudre River. Northern Water says the proposed project includes enhancements for the river. The draft proposal includes streamflow commitments to enhance low flows and protect… Continue reading Fort Collins: City to Continue NISP Discussions

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Fort Collins

Fort Collins: City Council to Consider New NISP Resolution

Fort Collins staff is encouraged by the changes to Northern Water’s Northern Integrated Supply Project (NISP) proposal but that doesn’t mean the City is ready to remove its objections to the project. One change eliminates a pipeline between Horsetooth Reservoir and one of the new reservoirs (Glade), alleviating concern regarding water quality in  Horsetooth. The… Continue reading Fort Collins: City Council to Consider New NISP Resolution

Gov't Affairs, Govt - Northeastern Colorado, Govt - State of Colorado

Region: Chimney Hollow On Track for Completion in 2021

Engineering and consulting firm MWH Global Inc. in Broomfield, has received an $11.9 million contract to design the Chimney Hollow Reservoir dam. MWH will design a 360-foot-tall dam, spillway and outlet works for the 90,000-acre-foot reservoir near Loveland on the west side of Carter Lake. It will be the largest dam built in Colorado in… Continue reading Region: Chimney Hollow On Track for Completion in 2021

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Region: Chimney Hollow On Track for Completion in 2021

Engineering and consulting firm MWH Global Inc. in Broomfield, has received an $11.9 million contract to design the Chimney Hollow Reservoir dam. MWH will design a 360-foot-tall dam, spillway and outlet works for the 90,000-acre-foot reservoir near Loveland on the west side of Carter Lake. It will be the largest dam built in Colorado in… Continue reading Region: Chimney Hollow On Track for Completion in 2021

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NISP News

The Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Northern Integrated Supply Project will be released this week. This is a significant and important milestone in moving the NISP project forward and concludes more than a decade of environmental study. The Northern Integrated Supply Project is a proposed water storage and distribution project that will supply… Continue reading NISP News

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Proposed Reservoirs Would Have Made Difference This Spring

Northern Water says that if Northern Integrated Supply Project (NISP) had been operational, the Poudre River’s spring runoff and the damage it created would have been reduced. Not only that, but both the proposed Glade and Galeton reservoirs would have stored huge volumes of water this year, protecting the region against future drought. "This is one… Continue reading Proposed Reservoirs Would Have Made Difference This Spring

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Boulder, Govt - County Broomfield, Govt - County Larimer, Govt - County Morgan, Govt - County Weld, Govt - Northeastern Colorado, Govt - State of Colorado

Northern Colorado Water’s Offer to Help Fund NISP EIS Approved

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced its decision to accept funding from the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Northern Water), in order to expedite the preparation of the Northern Integrated Supply Project Environmental Impact Statement and evaluation of the NISP 404 Permit application. The Corps of Engineers has been hampered by a lack… Continue reading Northern Colorado Water’s Offer to Help Fund NISP EIS Approved

Gov't Affairs, Govt - Nation, Govt - National Assoc. of Realtors® (NAR)

National Efforts Underway to Expedite NISP and Other Water Projects

Rep. Cory Gardner is drafting a bill to expedite the federal permitting process for new water projects, as long as the projects are endorsed by the governor of that state. Many regional water projects have been in the federal permitting stages for years, with participants having spent millions of dollars along the way and no… Continue reading National Efforts Underway to Expedite NISP and Other Water Projects

Gov't Affairs, Govt - Northeastern Colorado, Govt Erie, Govt Evans, Govt Greeley, Govt Longmont, Govt Louisville, Govt Loveland, Govt Superior

Northern Colorado’s Windy Gap Moving Forward

The Grand County Board of County Commissioners approved a permit and related agreements for the Windy Gap Firming Project this month. Windy Gap will bring additional water to 13 local municipalities/water districts, including Greeley, Evans, Lafayette, Longmont, Loveland, Louisville, Little Thompson Water District, Superior, Erie and the Little Thompson Water District. The commissioners approved the… Continue reading Northern Colorado’s Windy Gap Moving Forward